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if we were to do it. >> the republicans are being confronted in the fiscal cliff negotiations about the no new taxes pledge, which of them signed. now lawmakers are pushing back. >> # $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should make to each other is to avoid becoming brief. republicans should put revenue on the table. he agrees with grover norquist that the tax rates shouldn't be increased and says norquist is wrong capping deductions to buy down the debt. >> graham has been saying raising taxes to give politicians more money to continue spending doesn't solve any problem at all. it's not a piece of solving the problem. >> allowing tax cuts to expire generate average of $82.4 billion a year and would run the government for 8.5 days. the reality is similar to what romney laid out in the campaign. my plan is bring down rates and deductions at the same time so revenue stays in. we bring down rates to get people working. >> they are meeting with ceos, caterpillar and goldman sachs and other key players on the fiscal issues. erskine bowles, coauthor of the simpson-bowles plan, they wa
the compromising talk it won't have much impact at all on the fiscal cliff negotiations. there's little evidence of progress from staff level talks over the thanksgiving break and no hints from senate leaders just back in town. >> the senate has spoken and president obama has spoken. he's promised he will not sign any bill to pay for handouts to the wealthiest 2% of americans. i only hope house republicans have been listening. >> we've been responsible even as we've remained firm on this point, no tax increases now for promised spending cut that is won't materialize later. the american people have seen that game before and they won't be fooled again. >> reporter: over at the white house, the talk of breaking the no tax increase pledge got a positive response. >> some of the comments you mentioned are welcome and they represent what we hope is a difference in tone and approach to these problems. >> bottom line, as we always say, talks continue here in washington. the white house says the president did speak with speaker boehner and senator reid over the weekend to touch base on this very issue. a
has an interest in this fiscal cliff negotiation happening, and interest in the compromise being made. and so those -- when the first freshman wave of the party is came in in 2010, when we are negotiating the grit -- debt ceiling this would be the first a dull moment for these freshmen tea party years. this is a second of all moment, and both sides are going to have to make serious painful concessions whether democrat who sacrificed domestic spending on programs that you think a really important or republican. and generate more revenue with taxation. what the constituents once a republicans to take their oath of office more seriously. melissa: everybody has a stake in the ground about what they want their congressman to do. all very different. that's or hung up. that's -- thank you for coming up. >> thanks for having me. melissa: an unprecedented power grab assets of violent protests as that treat sets and before israel and a mosque. how quickly could the region's fragile lps unravel? details next. plus, from black to green. retail sales knocked it out of the park over thanksgiving we
into the fiscal cliff negotiations so for two large drugstore chains to say you got to get going. gerri: interesting to see if he derail everything. liz: they have a seat at the table. is not political. it seems to me when you read what they say it is not like they are saying we want a voice in what is going on. there saying our custome are concerned. of course it is a revenue problem. shoppers and consumers are not coming in because ey're worried about the fiscal cliff. gerri: all singing the with one voice. interesting to see if anybody hears that. thanks for coming on. appreciate it. guess what else has joined the fiscal liftoff? the federal gas tax, special interests in washington are pushing for an increase in the gas tax which has been stuck at the same rate for 20 years. right now the federal gas excise tax stands at 18.4 presented gallon. it raises $37 billion a year from american motorists but the federal government spent more than that, $52 billion a year on highways so there's a $15 billion shortfall which has to be borrow and added to the deficit every year. naturally is par
to the president's chief economic adviser about the fiscal cliff negotiations as second hour of the "closing bell" gets under way right now. >>> welcome to "closing bell." bill griffeth rejoins us in a moment. no follow-through rally. stocks closing in the red on fiscal cliff fears. dow jones lower by 43 points, 12,966. nasdaq finishes higher by nearly 10, 2,976. and the s&p down almost 3%, 1406. >> the deadline for the fiscal cliff is nearly one month away. if we go over that cliff, russ says some investors are not prepared for that decline. >> he joins us now a long with michael, cnbc contributor for destination wealth management and mary thompson joins us as well. russ, you're saying it's not priced in at this point. what should we be worried about? >> it's not priced in. it's very hard to find much evidence, either from investors or the sell side that people really expect to go over the fiscal cliff. i think what that means is if we get into the end of the year and looks like negotiations are not going forward, we may not solve this before 2013, we're likely to see rise in volatility, likely
like spoiled children during fiscal cliff negotiations. while only 28% believe lawmakers can be counted on to behave like responsible adults. chief white house correspondent ed henry has the joy of living and reporting amongst the children. i'm not sure what that makes you but you are a chief white house correspondent so what is the latest? >> reporter: there is a still a little kid in all of us, jenna. the bottom line the negotiations are obviously reefing a critical stage. white house is trading to take advantage of cyber monday, retail holiday today to put out the report you mentioned to suggest retailers will take a particular hit if they face these automatic tax increases and spending cuts that will be kicking in at the end of the year if there is no action by the white house and lawmakers on capitol hill working together. bottom line here, republicans like jeff sessions, the budget chairman in the senate, say they're willing to negotiate on all these tax rates, tax changes, et cetera, but they want to make sure there are spending cuts to go with them. take a listen. >> our democra
: president obama and congress begin negotiations this week to avoid are the coming fiscal cliff, about $6 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in. both sides say they're looking for ways to compromise. >> that's what it's about, if regan and o'neill can do it, obama should be able to do it. >> reporter: but republicans have consistently voted against any deal that raises tax revenue. >> the key is whether or not the republicans will move away from the id logically rigid tradition which was the grove pledge that they will not go for additional revenue. >> reporter: for the first time the antitax pledge seems to be negotiable. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid the coming grief and republicans should put revenue on the table. >> reporter: but new revenue doesn't necessarily mean new taxes. >> i would be very much opposed to raising tax rates, but i believe we can close a lot of loopholes. >> reporter: and democrats say just closing loopholes and cutting deductions isn't enough. >> we have to raise additional re
. president obama and congress begin negotiations this week to avoid the coming fiscal cliff. about $600 billion in automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in at year-end. both sides say they're looking for ways to compromise. >> that's what representative government should be about. no one gets all they want. if reagan and o'neill could do it, boehner and obama should be able to do it. >> reporter: but republicans have consistently voted against any deal that raises tax revenue. >> the key here is whether or not the republicans will move away from the ideologically rigid position which has been the grover/norquist pledge which most of them signed that they will not go for additional revenues. >> reporter: for the first time, even the anti-tax pledge appears to be negotiable. several republicans are indicating they're open to breaking that promise. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid becoming greece and republicans should put revenue on the table. >> reporter: but new revenue doesn't necessarily mean new taxes. >
negotiations this week to avoid the coming fiscal cliff. >>> a pilot from nevado and his passenger are recovering after making an emergency landing. >>> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on eyewitness news this morning. >>> good monday morning everyone, november 26th. right after turkey day i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm michelle griego. time is 5:30. >> drivers be aware, if you're commuting this morning, a lot of heavy fog around the bay this morning. visibility is especially bad on major bridges. cbs5 reporter, anne makovec is on the embarcadero near the bay bridge with conditions. good morning. >> reporter: good morning very foggy at ground level. that is the bay bridge above me. you can't see it very well because of the fog. it is very heavy right now. you can just see the lights of the bay bridge. this is a warning really to all drivers. we took this video, about 40 minutes ago at the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see difficult for drivers right now. it's one of those situations where you're driving along and suddenly you hit that wall of fo
chairman talked about the fiscal cliff urging congress to negotiate a deal that will begin to take effect next year. he said the central bank will aid recovery but can't offset the full force of the fiscal cliff. from the economic club of new york this is about>> thank you very much. 50 minutes. good afternoon. it is nice of you to join me for lunch at this intimate gathering. i know many of you and your friends and neighbors are recovering from the events of hurricane sandy -- i want to let you know our thoughts are with everyone who has suffered during the storm and its aftermath. it has been a very challenging time for new york city. i think you have shown quite a bit of fortitude in coming back and getting back to business. my remarks today are going to focus on the reasons for the disappointingly slow pace of economic recovery in the united states, and the policy actions that have been taken by the federal open market committee to support the economy. in addition, i will discuss important economic challenges our country faces as we close out 2012 and move into 2013, in particular the
cliff. i want to go to your call for a special prosecutor. on benghazi, but, going to the fiscal cliff, the speaker making it very clear, that he's going to approach the negotiation of the white house, on the cliff, positively with some sense at least of accommodation, potential accommodation, if his terms are met. that is positive stuff, don't you think? >> well, it is positive. but, there's a lot of pressure, right now, and, of course, prsure is what you can use to take care bonn and make diamonds. this is the time to be bold this is not the time to be defensive and i'm glad the speaker has come forward with a proposal but, the thing is, we ought to be taking the president's words and sticking them back with him. he wants everybody to pay their fair share. let's do it. let's have capital gains, 15%. let's have income tax, 15%, gift taxes, 15%, let's make sure that warren buffett finally starts paying at least as much as his secretary, in the percentage, and, what has been proposed, here, by the president, will not have warren buffett paying the same as his secretary, in percentage. l
and more compromise to be made in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. it will require give and take negotiations particularly on raising taxes but republican law americas who pledged to not vote for anything with a tax increase now appear ready to relinquish that pledge in order to avoid the looming fiscal crisis. >> when you are $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid the grief and republicans should put revenue on the table. >> so everything is on the table and campaign raising taxes on the wealthy is relying on treasury secretary tim geithner. his team will works on issues like medicare even social security. they hoping to avoid a repeat over raising the debt ceiling in 2011. they hope the geithner team can reach an agreement with all of the parties involved in order to avoid tax increases. john boehner will likely make the final decisions on what the team decides in terms of the deal. >> thank you so much. >> it is time now to take a look at who is talking and thousands taking the streets in cairo after mohammed morsi taking total contr
support for a deficit deal. as negotiations continue over the fiscal cliff, we go back to august 2011. reviewing some of the debate and news conferences, the budget control act created those cuts set to take effect in january. that begins tonight at 8:00 eastern here on c-span. >> you listen to maitre bloomberg who said that the damage was unprecedented. that it may be the worst storm the city has ever faced. governor christie said the damage in new jersey was unthinkable. we had a fires. we had hurricane-force winds. we had massive of flooding. we had feet of snow. you look at that, the flooding of the subway systems, the shutdown of the stock exchange, you start to get a sense of the massive scale and scope of this storm. and yet, the networks performed. carry dozens of stories about how many consumers only wink to information was through their smartphones. linking social media and their smartphone. while there was obviously an impact, i think the networks performed really well. >> some networks did well, some networks did less well. we do not have a solid information about this bec
think about all this, carol, with 36 days to go until the fiscal cliff? take a look at brand-new numbers from cnn/orc, national poll. we asked the effect of this fiscal cliff. if the country goes off the fiscal cliff, the effect on you. look at that. 24% say it's a crisis. 44% say major problems. who would be responsible if there is no agreement? the blame game. take a look at that number as well right there. put that back up. who would be most responsible? 45% say the republicans in congress. 34% say he would. 15% say both sides would be blamed. one other takeaway? people want mixture. they're not very optimistic a deal will get done. >> let's talk about grover norquist for just a bit, paul. so most americans want taxes raised on the wealthiest americans. we just saw your poll there that 45% of americans would blame republicans if there's no compromise reached to avoid this fiscal cliff. so why is grover norquist still so powerful? why does any republican care? >> well, this pledge has been around for 25 years. that's a long time. it stood through a lot of different crises. take, for in
about the fiscal cliff. we'll see what happens this week because these negotiations continue. but those shopping numbers have given people a lot of reason to think maybe there's some good news out there. we see the numbers coming in on this today, cyber monday,s biggest online shopping day. $1.5 billion in sales. chuck, i will admit, on amazon this morning, i got shut out by the deals i wanted to get. hey, it's worth a try. >> i guess you have to right that "r" button, refresh. thank you, becky. >> thank you, chuck. >>> one of the tasks of political strength, how do you fare in unfriendly it territory? in today's deep dive we're taking a look at the democratic senators holding seats in some of the reddest presidential spots on the map. take a look at this. in the new congress a dozen democrats will hold seats in states that voted for mitt romney. one in alaska, ed north dakota, south dakota, missouri, arkansas, louisiana, indiana and north carolina. democrats hold both senate seats in west virginia and montana. two members of that democratic class were newly elected this year. joe donne
and congress begin negotiations this week to avoid the coming fiscal cliff. >>> a pilot from nevado and his passenger are recovering after making an emergency landing near the cal state campus. >>> from across the bay, to around the world, the stories that matter on eyewitness news this morning and i'm michelle griego. >>> good morning everyone, it's monday november 26th i'm michelle griego. >> that we could went quick. >> it did. >> i'm frank mallicoat. and a word of caution if your hitting the road this morning, take it slow out there because there's a whole lot of fog. >> visibility is especially bad on major bridges. cbs5 reporter, anne makovec is on the embarcadero near the bay bridge and we could hardly see it if some of the live shots. >> that's right. somehow i got through this morning. >> you know, that fog just does nasty stuff to our transmission. >> i know. hopefully we'll check back in with anne. >> you can't see it, you can barely see the lights because of the fog out there. brian hackney in for lawrence karnow this morning. >> we have dense fog around the bay area this mornin
on the fiscal cliff. i don't know how serious they'll be, though, according to a piece in the journal. it's monday, november 26, 2012, "squawk box" begins right now.
that are being developed at this moment to try to fend off the fiscal cliff? >> yeah. mostly what we're hearing about is that the staff level there are ongoing negotiations between the white house, between harry reid and the senate majority leader's office and john boehner's office, the house republicans. but so far what we've seen, at least in the principal, is really just highlighting the differences and how stark the differences are. yes, there have been some republicans who have publicly said they are open to poe tengts tax increases, revenue increases, but even more so we're seeing this entrenchment over the military spending cuts, the unwilling nness to see that and we're seeing on the democratic side the idea that maybe it wouldn't be so bad if we went over the fiscal cliff and kicked the can down the road to the next congress which will be more favorable from the liberal perspective to negotiating on these big picture issues. frankly, i think it would be harder to have a compromise on son-in-law of the entitlement reform that republicans want to see, at least some movement before they w
. 2012] >> as negotiations continue over avoiding the fiscal cliff, auntie's family will go back to august of 2007 and look at how we got here. they created the spending cuts that are said to take effect in january along with some tax revisions. >> if you listen to mayor bloomberg he said the damage was unprecedented. then maybe the worst storm they have ever faced. gov. christie said the damage was unthinkable. we had heard case predict hurricane force winds -- we had hurricane force wind. you start to get a sense of the massive scope of this storm. i have read dozens of stories about halt many consumers, only tied to people was through their smart phone, linking up social media and their smartphone. while there was this, they performed willie well. >> some of the networks did well. we do not really have solid information about this. there are no reporting requirements. there are no standards by which we measure. it is entirely volunteer what the what to the sec or not. i take their word for it. they responded well. the first step is we have to find out who did well in who did n
and fiscal cliff fears. the white house releases a new report on christmas shopping and budget negotiations. it's monday, november 26th, and this is "now." alex wagner will be back tomorrow. joining me today from politico, ben white, assistant managing editor of "time" magazine, ronna, jody can tor of "the new york times" and the good professor himself, michael eric dyson. after a record-setting holiday weekend, consumers are expected to spend a lot of cash on what retailers call cyber monday. americans will spend $1.5 billion online today, a 20% bump from lastea
, melissa. budget negotiators talking about trimming all kind of tax deductions as part of the fiscal cliff, and some of these are pretty big ones. but get this, now some researchers argue that may not make a difference on the overall retirement savings which could give new ammo. $61 billion for 401(k) and similar, 46 for regular company pension plan, $16 billion for other retirement plans, 12 bouillon dollars for ira. researchers use retirement savings data from denmark to study the impact of these kind of breaks. retirement plans resemble ours. researchers found the danish tax break increase retirement savings but for every dollar workers put in with government incentives, they reduced their outside savings by almost the same amount. workers increased total savings overall by just a penny. but the researchers found some things help people save more for retirement, for example automatic enrollment of workers in the 401(k) type plans. melissa: peter barnes. i have a lot of comments about that, but we don't have time. thank you so much for that. do we have breaking news? we will not do that
a compromise to avoid the fiscal cliff. and a thanksgiving tradition, our power player of the week has me dancing with turkeys. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello again, from fox news in washington. on this holiday weekend, we are watching several major foreign policy developments from egypt, to gaza. to the continuing controversy over the benghazi attacks. here to talk about it all is senator john mccain, and, senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you, chris, dancing with turkeys? >> chris: you have to wait until the end of the show to see. >> i thought we were doing that now! >> chris: president mohamed morsi, gave himself almost unchecked powers and sent thousands into the streets, the people who have been helping to topple hosni mubarak, now, who they are calling the new egyptian pharaoh. are we headed for a you new islamist coup and islamist state in egypt. >> it could be headed that way and also could be headed back to a military takeover, if things went in the wrong direction. you could also see a scenario where there is continued chaos. i'll
-called fiscal cliff. president obama expressing optimism they can come up with a deal to prevent automatic spending cuts and expiring tax breaks just into fox, the white house spokesman, jake carney, reports president obama spoke with the house speaker boehner and the senate majority leader harry reid over the weekend. still, concerns of the crisis and the european debt crisis sent stocks down but not precipitously but down. we are seeing signs of progress in washington, dc, with rare bipartisan consensus on raising taxes on the wealthy but they remain at odds over the specifics. in other words, exactly highway do you do it. and mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. the white house is expressing putting pressure on congress. >>reporter: a report on the impact if the bush tax cuts are not extended. the study says the typical middle class family will see taxes go up by $2,200 next year affecting businesses and retailers. the argument is the families will spend less and it will hurt the economy. >> you can see it across housing, and services, and things like paying for cell phone, groceries,
, whatever the white house's negotiating position at the beginning is, it is going to be part of the fiscal cliff discussions. we'll see what sort of solution gets offered. jay carney is reiterating that democratic talking point. it's the yin and y rachlt ng of these discussions. both sides need to negotiate. and they have to stake out their positions and this is one for the democrats. >> a lot of people look at this and say, it violates the spirit of what a lot of folks need to happen, which is to reform entitlements. i understand medicare say bigger problem than social security but it's all part of the same discussion in the end. >> yes, exactly it is. look, social security is not solvent over 75-year window. it's solvent for a reasonably short period of time but it needs more money to pay the benefits it's promised. either benefits have to be cut or revenue has to be increased. whatever -- however they describe the tract that negotiation is on, it is part of the long-term entitlement challenge washington and congress has to solve. >> all right. see if we could really be worried about the
since 2008. futures moving lower this morning. the focus shifting to negotiations over the fiscal cliff. also european leaders meeting to try to strike a deal over aid for greece. something they've been trying to do now for many weeks. unclear how much further along they are. also a lot of chatter about whether the recent votes are indicative of a real desire to secede or not from spain. europe. a year ago we were dealing with it every moment. >> 7.5% yield. what a steal those bonds were. >> that is true. if you bought italian bonds a year ago, you are happy you did so. >> consumer confidence today multiyear high in italy. >> don't forget the europeans are doing well. germany is back in that 22%, 23%, that we would kill for. i don't think europe is as big an issue anymore. i don't. i do think fiscal cliff momentum has stalled. you needed to have nonstop momentum on this issue. i just didn't get the sense of anything happening. >> we definitely flattened out today. you read some of what buffett is saying in the times and corker in "the washington post." there's no clear signal they're mo
the fiscal cliff, things will be easier for us that way. i'm not sure if that's true when you look at the president. the president has such a rare chance here. the debt ceiling crisis was the nadear of the obama administration. he had come to washington to unify the city and yet he couldn't get republicans and democrats to sit down and agree to a common sense agreement. he has the chance to do that now. there is a developing consensus to raise taxes in washington. that is so rare, it hasn't happened in decades. for the president, i think he has to make good on that opportunity. >> right. and you think the time is now. >> i just don't see how going -- first of all, more importantly going over the fiscal cliff could hurt a lot of americans. but i think it could also hurt the president. >> eamon, javers, i want to say thank you very much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> after the break, who is pulling the strings? we will look at the key players in the budget negotiations, to famous polls and some of the people behind the scenes. and are some republicans ready to cut ties? we'll
-tax pledge. it's part of negotiations going on right now over the fiscal cliff. tonight on c-span, we will go back to our archives to show you some of the august 2011 debate and news conferences from the u.s. house and senate and the white house as congress considered and passed the budget control act. that is the law that created sequestration, which is the automatic spending cuts split between defense and non-defense spending. it's all part of what is being debated right now in the house and senate and white house. the sequester is set to take effect on january 1 along with some expiring tax provisions, part of what folks are calling the fiscal cliff. that's tonight on c-span at 8:00, looking back on what started this debate and how congress is dealing with it now. thanks for all your calls. coming up, the future of the republican party,. with matt, later we will talk with dan glickman on whether congress can reach compromise during the lame-duck session. -- we will speak about the future of the republican party with matt lesis. we will be right back. [video clip] >> you listen to mayor blo
to work on a compromise deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. cnbc's john harwood joins us with more. >> good morning, andrew. >>? i shot at anything happening this week? doesn't feel like there's negotiations going on. feels there's public campaigning on each side. >> i wouldn't expect anything to happen this week, andrew, but i do think there is a lot of discussion going on that has a considerable amount of promise that something will get done before the end of the holiday season, before the end of the year. they're likely to come up with some sort of a framework for resolving the cliff, raising a certain amount of tax revenue, cutting a certain amount from entitlement programs and other programs and fill in the details in the early part of 2013 but you saw yesterday on some of the sunday shows people like lindsey graham making the argument that yes i'm willing to put tax revenue on the table, not rates but revenue, but that's a big concession by republicans because they have not been willing to do that before except revenue as it comes from growth. they're talking about something different
are dim negotiations to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. live coverage of the senate here on c-span2. >> if you listen to mayor bloomberg who said that the damage was unprecedented, that it may be the worst storms of the city has ever faced and the tidal surge, previous high was 10 feet for the storm. it was 14. governor christie said the damage in new jersey was unthinkable. we had fires. we had hurricane force winds. we had massive flooding. we had snow. if you look at that and look at the flooding in the the subway systems that the shutdown of the stock exchanges. you start to get the sense a massive scale and scope of this storm. and yet the networks performed. i mean, i've read dozens of stories over the last couple of weeks about how for many consumers their only link to information, their only tie to any sort of information or to people was through their smartphone. linking social media and their smartphone. so while there was an impact on cell sites, i think the networks performed really, really pretty well spent by a assessment here is some networks did well, some networks d
, terrific panel on that. martha: as congress approaches the deadline for the fiscal cliff house majority leader eric cantor joins us live in "america's newsroom" to talk about the deadline, the negotiations, the concessions, what is this going to look like? we'll be right back. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. bill: now we have new questions about president obama's healthcare law. 16 governors refuse to set up state-run health insurance exchanges instead forcing the federal government to come up with a system instead. what does that mean for the law? steven moore senior economic writer wall street jr. matt mccall the president of penn financial group. gentlemen, good morning
away from avoiding the fiscal cliff for middle-class families and small businesses. we could solve the greatest economic emergency facing the nation today if only the house would consider the senate-passed bill freezing tax rates for 90% of american families and 97% of small businesses. as thomas jefferson said, and this is a quote -- "we should not put off tomorrow what we can do today." our legislation would give economic certainty to the middle class, protect important tax deductions for families and businesses and restore balance by asking the most fortunate among us to pay a little extra to reduce this debt. it's also the only bill with a chance of being signed into law by president obama. i was dismayed to hear speaker boehner once again urge the senate to take up the house-passed bill extending more tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires. mr. president, the senate has already considered the bill, and we reject it on a bipartisan basis, so for the speaker to say bring it up, we already have. it was voted down in this congress. the senate has spoken. president obama has
of my voice one fact this from congress is already one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff for middle-class families and small businesses. onom ic we could solve the greatest the economic emergency facing the nation today if only the house rates would consider the senate passed bill raising tax rates 4908% of businses. american families and 97% of small businesses. as thomas jefferson said this quote is a quote we should not pute c an off tomorrow what we can do our today.on our legislation would deal with economic certain to the middle class can protect important taxsses and restore deductions for families and the businesses and restore balance pay by asking the most fortunate among us to pay a little extra to reduce this debt. a it's also the only by with a law chance of being signed into lawas by president obama who speaker boehner once again urged to pickxtending more up the house passed bill askonaires and anymore tax breaks for the millionaires and billionaires. c the senate has already considered that bill.n we rejected it on
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